Publications

Women’s education is associated with positive economic, social, and health outcomes among women and their families, as well as greater opportunities...
In this paper we summarize work to date addressing the following research question and gap in the literature: Whether and to what extent have...
Fertility rates have declined substantially in many lower- and middle-income countries over the last 40 years due to changes in a wide range of...
Today, there are nearly 70 million child brides world­wide, with an estimated 142 million more destined for early marriage over the next decade....
In many parts of the world, women’s rights to land and property are systematically denied. Laws give women fewer or less secure rights than men, and...
Restrictions on women’s property rights (WPR) prevent women across the world from achieving their full economic potential. Without comprehensive...
Across the developing world, a woman dies every two minutes from complications of pregnancy and childbirth. Improving maternal health is widely...
In India, in addition to having a laws and many large civil society programs to delay early marriage, the government over the past fifteen years...
In 2010, UN Women launched the “Global Programme on Safe Cities Free of Violence against Women and Girls,” in partnership with UN-Habitat, leading...
Created in 2002, the International Criminal Court's Trust Fund for Victims (TFV) is the first of its kind to end impunity and promote justice...